Holiday Catalogs for 2017

Find gifts for all your loved ones this season!

Best Books for Young Readers!

For Parents, Teachers, Librarians, and Lovers of Children's Books!

Independent booksellers and publishers have made sure that every child is represented within the pages of this year's catalog. Delight in opening the window to the endless possibilities found in these stories.

ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers 2017 Holiday Catalog from Once Upon A Time Bookstore

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Wish Book Catalog

Get ready for the holidays with book recommendations from Southern California independent booksellers!

Cookbooks, non-fiction, art, mystery, children's and more!

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Wish Book Holiday Catalog from Once Upon A Time Bookstore

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Not finding the right book for that special someone?

Check out our staff picks, the Indie Next Recommendations for kids and adults, or contact us for expert advise. 

Books that go BOO!

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Staff Picks

What a fantastic fantasy read! Author Emiko Jean makes full use of Japanese words & mystical elements of the yokai, to craft a feudal-like world of historical Emperor-led Japan, all the while with a kick-ass young woman with powers beyond mortal humans. Her Hunger Games-like quest of survival of the fittest in the bewitched Season Rooms brings together love, trust and loyalty themes. A real page turner, this young adult fantasy is sure to be hit. - Maureen